Re-introduced to riding a bike 9/04 when my Orthopedic Surgeon told me I should stop running Marathons etc. I have completed four Century rides - one each in 2010 & 2013, and two in 2014. All Century rides have been on the Withlacoochee Bike Trail in Florida. Also one Metric Century 10/4/15 perhaps the best ride ever, and it wasn't because of the weather conditions over the trail. I belief I have been blessed with a successful Ablation to correct Arterial Heart Flutter (6/15), and my AFib situation (6/18).
2019 = Get cranking to test 2018 Heart pocedures. Goal set at 2400 miles.
2018 = 3000 mile objective again. However, ended up with a ton of health issues. In March my A-Fib acted up in a way it had to be acted on right away. March 20 I had four procedures performed within one operation to take care of out of control A-Fib. (1.Electrophysiology study with 3-dimensional electroanatomic mapping and cryoballoon ablation for atrial fibrillation. 2.Electrophysiology study with 3-dimensional mapping and radiofrequency ablation of right atrial tachycardia. 3. Intracardiac echocardiogaphy. 4. Transseptal puncture). Also, September Esophagogastroduodenoscopy showed Gastric Stomach Ulcers which I have been treated for. Lastly, I hope, injured my back. Long story.
2017 = Managed to make my goal (3000) riding 3,173 miles in 108 rides averaging 29.38 miles per ride. Not my best year, but no tragedies. I started to feel a little off towards the end of the year.
2016 = 2911 miles in 100 rides averaging 29.11 miles per ride. However, last ride of the year was August 30th due to Hurricane Hermaine flooding our house. We lost everything.
2015 = 3124 miles 120 rides = 26 miles per ride. Goal of 4800 miles had been updated to 3000 as of 12/1/15 due to missing, at least, 17 weeks of riding due to heart condition, and three weeks helping my wife back from major surgery.
2014 = 4235 miles 124 rides = 34.15 miles per ride. Missed 12 weeks due to injury's and travel
2013 = 2620 miles 95 rides = 27.58 miles per ride. Missed 10 weeks due to injury and traveling.
2012 = 888.7 miles 53 rides = 16.77 miles per ride. Missed half year due to family health situation
2011 = Missed full year due to family health Situation
2010 = 1958 miles 91 rides = 21.52 miles per ride. Missed 8 weeks due to family health situation.
2009 = 795 miles 45 rides = 17.67 miles per ride
2008 = 642 miles 35 rides = 18.34 miles per ride Did not ride January through June???
2007 = 1326 miles 67 rides 19.79 miles per ride Our son passed away. 3/1/07 Did not ride November and December???
2006 = 2021.5 miles 102 rides = 19.81 miles per ride. Knee surgery Oct. Took it easy Nov & Dec
2005 = 2170.9 miles 116 rides = 18.74 miles per ride
2004 = Started cycling in Sept. 306.9 miles 35 rides = 8.77 miles per ride.
1998 Ross Signature